Olympia Christofinis

Writer + Fulbright Alumna + Adventure seeker

United States of America

I graduated from Rutgers University in 2015, majoring in French and double minoring in Russian and Art History.

2016 has been quite the adventure. I spent a little over the first half of it in Malaysia teaching English in a semi-rural school on a Fulbright grant. And now I'm back in the States starting my next adventure in project management - for the time being.


Antarctic Edge: 70 Degrees South
Meet the Film Students

Vincent Bradley Major: Information Technology and Informatics Minor: Digital Communication, Information and Media Assistant Producer Olympia Christofinis Major: French & Art History Assistant E...

Articles published on The Rutgers Review website

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The George Takei Experience: Let's get political!

If you didn't make it out to RUPA's event, "An Evening With George Takei," on Wednesday, March 25, don't sweat it - not only did we cover the event, but we also interviewed George Takei. That's right, we'll unabashedly fill you in on all of the uncensored details of the evening, starting with his interview...

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Forum For Dialogue: Behind the Scenes

Student Peacemakers held the largest interfaith event on Rutgers campus, the Forum For Dialogue, this past fall semester. The speaker series was held in the multi-purpose room of the Rutgers Student Center on December 9th at 5:30 pm and had over 150 confirmed RVSPs. The purpose of Forum For Dialogue was to breakdown negative stigmas...

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President of Tanzania Visits Rutgers

Upon reaching the College Ave Student Center on Friday September 26 for the noon lecture, the second floor was flooded with animated bodies, clumped into murmuring groups along the corridor. The president of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, was coming to Rutgers to give a public lecture on the importance of bridging academic partnerships.

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Forgiving and letting go

Dear Wounded Bird, It has taken me a while to come to terms with the realities of our former friendship dynamics. This summer, I am working on healing myself through mediation, mindfulness and self-exploration. The hardest part has been accepting, after having realized, that the way you treated me was abusive, emotionally abusive.

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Our Reviews: Restaurant Edition

New Brunswick Restaurant Review ($$ --- out of 5) Creperie in the spotlight MaxiYumms Location : 88 Albany Street After having had the fortunate opportunity of studying abroad last summer in Paris, I extinguished all sorts of hope in finding a creperie, a good one, in this bustling little metropolis...

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Gladstone Gallery Review

On Cyprien Gaillard's "Today Diggers, Tomorrow Dickens" at the Gladstone Gallery in Chelsea, NYC The giant excavator head served as an eclipse, blocking the entrance so as to appear impossible to penetrate. Feelings of unease and uncertainty arose: can I not enter? Enter one could, as there was at least two feet of space between...

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You Can Ask One Of The Big Kids Where To Do That

It's Cady's big day And on the third day, God created the Remington Bolt-action rifle so that man could fight the dinosaurs and the homosexuals Amen But my family's totally normal Hey, baby. Talk to me again and I'll kick your ass He farts a lot How was your summer?

Next up: an Undergraduate Awards "Highly Commended" essay